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Hot cars and heatstroke: look before you lock

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. Safe Kids New Hampshire offers these tips for keeping your child safe in cars during hot weather.

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Could it be testicular cancer?

Early detection leads to better outcomes, so it’s critical for men to know the symptoms.

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Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses

Learn what you need to know about mosquito-borne illnesses and how to protect yourself and your family.

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Staying safe on summer wheels

The Injury Prevention Center shares important tips for staying safe on bicycles, scooters, rollerblades and skateboards.

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The pandemic's impact on children and development

More children need help building skills impacted by several years of pandemic-fueled stress and anxiety, but resources provided by families, teachers and healthcare providers can boost their success.

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Enjoy gardening without pain and fatigue

Occupational Therapist Alison R. Sanborn gives advice on staying safe and having more energy as you work outside.

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Annual skin cancer screening a success

On Wednesday, May 18, The Department of Dermatology completed their annual skin cancer screening event at the Hanover Fire and Police Departments in recognition of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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Talking with your child about difficult events

Here are a few practical steps to conversations with school-age children about events that are alarming, unsettling and often painful.

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Healthy Bones for Life

Osteoporosis, or thinning bones, is not a normal side effect of aging, and fractures due to osteoporosis are not inevitable.

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Watch out for ticks

With the warm weather and everyone enjoying outdoor activities, it's important to check for ticks to help prevent Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

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